Stroke is the second leading cause of death and disability world-wide and is responsible for 116 million years of healthy life lost each year. The impact on individuals, families and society is incalculable.
WSO is committed to improving outcomes for stroke, by ensuring that patients worldwide get access to stroke care that optimizes their survival and recovery.
As part of this work we partner with the ANGELS Initiative, to increase the number of patients treated in stroke ready hospitals and to optimize the quality of treatment in all existing stroke centers.
The WSO Angels Award aims to:
For more information visit the WSO Angels Awards
Achieving our vision of a life free from stroke is a task that WSO cannot achieve alone. We are committed to building our partnerships at the global, regional and national level to scale up and deliver improvements in prevention, treatment and support to reduce the burden of stroke.